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Bachmann, West and the Rebirth of McCarthyism

Peter D. Rosenstein | Posted 09.30.2012 | Politics
Peter D. Rosenstein

How the nation and our political leaders deal with members of Congress like Michele Bachmann and Allen West, who talk as if they are the reincarnation of Senator Joe McCarthy, is our next test.

Hoover, Valenti, Gaydar, and DADT

Aubrey Sarvis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Aubrey Sarvis

Most normal people today really don't care in which direction a person's sexual compass points, except as the subject of gossip and the gossip goes both ways, so to speak.